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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Gadrooned Vessel with Anthropomorphic Supports

300 B.C.–A.D. 300

Ceramic

22.86 × 34.29 × 34.29 cm (9 × 13 1/2 × 13 1/2 in.)
Gift of Theodore N. Kaplan and Henry Tobin
2016.148.7
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Mexico, Colima, Comala Style
Period: 
Protoclassic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased from the Lands Beyond, New York 1988, #3107

Bibliography: 

Lee Allen Parsons, Pre-Columbian Art: The Morton D. May and The Saint Louis Art Museum Collections, exh. cat. (New York: Harper & Row, 1980), 82, no. 110.

Jacki Gallagher, ed., Companions of the Dead: Ceramic Tomb Sculpture from Ancient West Mexico, exh. cat. (Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles, 1983), 76, fig. 94.

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.